Grande Provence Estate showcases Max Mara Winter 2015

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 11h00, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek

Art meets fashion when Max Mara showcases its elegant 2015 winter classics in the magnificent gardens of Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek on Saturday, 28 March. The simplicity of the Estate’s Cape Dutch architecture amidst contemporary artworks and the warm autumn hues of surrounding vineyards, make Grande Provence the perfect setting for the effortless elegance and timeless modern design of top Italian fashion house, Max Mara.

This is the perfect opportunity for fashionistas wanting to add an iconic, masterfully tailored Max Mara coat of the finest cashmere or camel hair to their own winter collections. Beautifully crafted knitwear in the softest textures will be another prominent feature on the runway amidst stately oak trees. The Max Mara winter collections – Max Mara, Max Mara Studio, SportMax and Week-End Max Mara – will all be unveiled straight from Milan.

Max Mara Winter 2015 will be presented in the tranquil Sculpture Garden acclaimed for its exquisite contemporary art installations. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of Cap Classique followed by artfully prepared canapés by Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst, matched with fine Grande Provence wines. After the showing, a Max Mara stylist will be available for wardrobe advice and guests will have the opportunity to purchase these highly sought after garments from the various collections on the day. There will also be ample opportunity to taste and buy some award winning Grande Provence wines.

Take advantage of this rare opportunity on Saturday, 28 March from 11h00-15h00 to see these timeless Max Mara classics come to life on the autumn runway in the magical gardens of Grande Provence. Tickets @ R495 per person are limited so be sure to reserve your seat now.

After the day of glamour, The Owner’s Cottage at Grande Provence offers luxury accommodation for guests who would prefer to wind down and extend their visit to this beautiful estate. With attentive staff and meticulous attention to detail this charming guest house is a testament to period grandeur and contemporary luxury.

For bookings contact Sumarie Elliot on 021 876 8600 or e-mail More information on Max Mara is available from Michelle Fourie at Riga Boutique on Tel: 021 674 4394.

Located in Franschhoek, the heartland of South African wine country, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate embraces true South African wine heritage, excellent food and luxury
accommodation. Part of The Huka Retreats, Grande Provence offers guests The Owner’s Cottage, La Provençale, The Restaurant, The Winery, The Jonkershuis, The Gallery, The Sculpture Garden and The Shop. For more information visit, or Twitter @grande_provence.

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Issued by: GC Communications
Contact: Clarissa du Plessis
Tel: +27 +21-462 0520

On behalf of: Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate & Max Mara
Contact: Karl Lambour

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